2023 CMT Music Awards: Gary Clark Jr. to tribute Steve Ray Vaughan + presenters announced


More stars have been announced as performers and presenters at the upcoming 2023 CMT Music Awards. 

Acclaimed musician and artist Gary Clark Jr. will join the show to perform a special tribute to the late Texas Blues icon Stevie Ray Vaughan

A slew of stars across the music, sports and entertainment worlds have also been tapped to be presenters. This includes Carly PearceCarrie UnderwoodCharles EstenDixie D’AmelioDustin LynchHARDYIan Bohen + Jen Landon (from Yellowstone), Jon PardiLeAnn RimesMadison Bailey (from Outer Banks), Max Thieriot (from Fire Country), Megan Thee StallionNoah Schnapp (from Stranger Things), Parker McCollumPeter FramptonShania TwainSteve Howey (from True Lies) and Travis Kelce.

Previously announced performers for the show include Alanis Morissette + Ingrid AndressLainey WilsonMadeline Edwards and Morgan WadeBlake Shelton, Carly, Carrie, Cody JohnsonGwen Stefani, Gary, Jelly RollKane Brown + Katelyn BrownKeith UrbanKelsea BalleriniThe Black Crowes, Darius RuckerTyler HubbardWynonna Judd and Ashley McBryde.

Additionally, there will be an All-Star Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd performed by Billy GibbonsChuck Leavell, Cody, Paul RodgersSlash & Warren Haynes, with LeAnn & Wynonna joining in place of The Honkettes.

Up-and-comers Avery AnnaChapel HartJackson DeanLily RoseMegan Moroney and Nate Smith will also get to shine as performers on the Ram Trucks Side Stage.

The 2023 CMT Music Awards, co-hosted by Kelsea and Kane, will air live on CBS April 2 at 8 p.m. ET. Livestreaming and on-demand streaming options will also be available via Paramount+.

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